Man Ray - THE MARCHESA CASATI
THE MARCHESA CASATI
Vintage gelatin silver print. 30 x 21,9 cm. Vintage GSP auf Originalkarton aufgezogen. Unten rechts mit Kugelschreiber sig.
The italian Marchesa Casati was one of the most dazzling and notorious celebrities of the Parisian society of the 1930s. The photograph was taken in July 1935 on the occasion of a masked ball organized by Count Etienne de Beaumont, it shows the Marchesa masqueraded as Empress Elizabeth of Austria together with her two horses Flick and Flock.
Jean-Hubert Martin (ed.), Man Ray. Photograph, Munich 1982, plate 310